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Welcome to the home of the Grand Valley Cardinals
Grand Valley High School is the home of the Fighting Cardinals. The new Grand Valley High School was finished in September, 2002. It is located approximately 200 miles west of Denver and 45 miles east of Grand Junction off Interstate 70 in Parachute, Colorado.

Our Mission: Together we will continue to build purposeful relationships that will enhance the lives of students.

Our Vision: We are dedicated to defining and creating optimal learning environments which will provide our students an individualized, well-rounded education.

GVHS 2020 Graduation
AP for All
Grand Valley High School is one of very few high schools with an AP for All philosophy.

Freshmen: AP Human Geography and AP Environmental Science
Sophomores: AP US History and AP Biology
Juniors: AP United States Government and AP English Literature
Seniors: AP Macroeconomics.
Other courses offered: AB Calculus, BC Calculus, AP Statistics, AP English Language, AP Microeconomics, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP Physics, AP Music Theory, AP Studio Art and AP Art History.

This AP for ALL philosophy has truly raised the level of academic rigor at Grand Valley High School, earning the Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award for 2013, the Schools of Opportunity Gold Award in 2015 as well as being accepted to the Colorado Education Initiative Cohort, which recognizes excellence in Advanced Placement course work.